Course Title: Maintain and enhance professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6111

Course Title: Maintain and enhance professional practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

’This unit specifies the competency required for individuals to manage their personal professional performance and to take responsibility for their professional development.’

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS504A Maintain and enhance professional practice


1. Model high standards of performance

2. Determine personal development needs

3. Participate in professional development activities

4. Reflect on and evaluate professional practice

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

’Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.
Assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • group discussions
  • evidence of correspondence where assignments, conditions were clarified, negotiated
  • practical demonstration of understanding of contractual documentation from the industry
  • industry contacts and reports
  • test/quiz